​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Day Before Your Operation

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Stop eating food by midnight​ on the night before your operation. Your stomach needs to be empty.​

What should I do the day before my operation?
  1. STOP eating food by midnight on the night before your operation.
  2. You may drink clear fluids up to 5 hours before your operation.
  3. Examples of clear fluids you can drink:
    • Apple juice
    • Beef or chicken broth (no noodles or vegetables)
    • Orange juice (without pulp)
    • Grape juice
    • Jell-O or popsicles
    • Cranberry juice
    • Pop (such as ginger ale, 7-Up, Coke)
    • Lemonade
    • Water
    • ​Coffee or Tea (no milk)
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